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good logical rational. and misinformation is rife dismissal and does not well documented accusations and evidence is part of genocide the listening post provides a critical counterpoint challenging mainstream media narrative of this time on al-jazeera. a mass exodus hundreds of thousands of have fled ethnic cleansing in me in march for bangladesh one of the world's poorest countries when used investigates what their future holds at this time on al-jazeera new yorkers are very receptive. because it is such an international city they're very interested that global perspective lives.
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we'll do it without you that's the message from the pacific rim countries to donald trump as they move forward on a free trade deal without the u.s. . you're watching al-jazeera live my headquarters here in doha coming up in the next thirty minutes well no no not that. we have and we all the lebanese take this as an offense lebanon demands the return of its prime minister from saudi arabia with more international pressure to end the political crisis. and you deadlines have the refugees refusing to leave mannus island out by monday or the police will move in plus. our message is a wake up call for europe gatherings of far right nationalists from home and abroad threaten to take poland's independence day celebrations.
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good to have you with us eleven of pacific rim countries have sent a message to president donald trump the group reached a deal to move forward with a new free trade agreement the trans-pacific partnership without the us included in the group are canada mexico chile japan and vietnam the development came on the sidelines of the ongoing asia pacific economic cooperation meeting in vietnam trump took the u.s. out of the original twelve nation agreement soon after taking office in january that as it's known doesn't include china which is also attending the apec summit went hey it's following events for us from denying in vietnam so they've got ahead with it. they're leading perhaps by example and without the us. yes well it certainly been a roller coaster ride over the past year or so since the united states president
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donald trump made that decision to pull the u.s. out of the trans-pacific partnership there was some real doubt as to whether the deal would be able to go ahead without the year where saw or indeed whether it would need to be started all over again start with a complete renegotiation which experts say could have taken years maybe even as long as ten years which is what it is taken really for us to get to this stage today that roller coaster ride really continued right up until the last minute here in vietnam there was supposed to be a sign off of this provisional deal on friday when the leaders of the nations met but there was a major complication when the canadian prime minister justin trudeau didn't show up and emerge at the canadians had some serious doubts about some of the elements of that deal but it seems now that those issues have been resolved and we've had confirmation now coming from some of the other government. ministers who have met
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and signed off on this deal. has been reached in four months but it comes to specific aspects there were cases where intense arguments took place but we all shared this goal of achieving the agreement in denying at this time and through a pragmatic response of the parties we came to this agreement so i want to pay tribute to the ministers chief negotiators and everyone involved in this process for their efforts the question now really way is how these bilateral conversations are going to happen between the countries within the apec group and how they deal with both the u.s. and china separately. yes well i think you hit the nail on the head really saying that the sends a clear message now to the u.s. president donald trump that this is the way forward for these asia pacific countries involved in this deal that they believe that multilateral trade deals are the way to go and that is pulling in a completely different direction than the u.s.
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president wants to go we saw him in his speech again on friday talking about the fact that he is only interested in really now signing bilateral deals dealing one on one with his fellow leaders and no longer will the u.s. into into these large deals there is some hope still within the transpacific partnership though that the u.s. will rejoin doesn't look like it's going to happen under the presidency of donald trump but they are still holding out that hope and we heard that from the japanese minister in that media conference saying that they still hope the u.s. can rejoin the trans-pacific partnership in the future and then you bring in the chinese of course who have also not ruled out joining the t.p. but at the same time they are backing another multilateral deal a much larger deal called the regional comprehensive economic partnership involving sixteen countries many of those countries are also members so clearly most of these
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a pick members present here in vietnam are in favor of multilateral deal so clearly it sends a message to donald trump that that is the way they want to go with it is of course what will come back to you as we get more word what those regional leaders have to say thanks wayne. well the other main story that we're following is that the u.s. has now joined the un in wading into lebanon's political crisis calling for stability after the shock resignation of the prime minister saad hariri the hariri announced he was stepping down while in riyadh last saturday blaming interference from iran and its lebanese ally hezbollah but hezbollah's leader says hariri quit under duress hasan nasrallah is accusing saudi arabia of detaining hariri and not letting him return home u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson has cautioned all sides to respect lebanon's integrity and independence warning regional powers against using it as a venue for proxy conflicts on the un secretary general is warning that
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a new conflict in the region could have devastating consequences all of this on citizens from saudi arabia kuwait and bahrain begin to leave lebanon after being encouraged to do so by their respective governments there are harder reports now from beirut citizens of saudi arabia and its gulf allies visiting or living in lebanon or are leaving it's not the first time gulf countries tell their citizens it is not safe to stay lebanon has long been entangled in the saudi iranian power struggle across the region but the latest warning heightened tensions after the resignation of lebanon's prime minister saad heavy but alongside the tensions there are growing signs of lebanese unity in what many see as saudi interference in their country so that it is resignation was sudden raising concerns about the circumstances behind the decision there is also concern about had it is freedom of movement he may have been seen since he made the announcement in riyadh but the prime minister hasn't made any more statements lebanon's president michel aoun
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believes had he is under house arrest he told a saudi arabia charge at the fair in beirut walid bihari that the circumstances of the resignation are an acceptable and how d.d. should return immediately. and how did his own political party made a similar demand. they didn't just suggest the prime minister is being held against his will but expressed concern that lebanon's sun the community could be marginalized even further. and french and disappoint. is controlling their government and are controlling their destiny on the other hand today they are concerned. so this is why yesterday. to. how do you really should be a priority lebanon is a deeply divided country there is a pro saudi camp led by her which has long accused has been law of imposing iran's
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agenda here there is a pro iran camp led by hezbollah which has long resisted demands to disarm and to withdraw its troops fighting alongside the syrian government but even has below has added its voice to demands for how to be to return to the belief that the prime minister is being held against his will when i know not. all the lebanese take this as an affront. to the lebanese prime minister as an offense to all the lebanese even if he is our political bursar of hezbollah secretary general has was careful to avoid political escalation instead he accused saudi arabia of wanting to impose a new leadership in lebanon and start a war he called on the lebanese to avoid provocation and to stay away from the streets the political divide hasn't gone away but for now at least politicians are putting it aside there is a rare consensus for the need to unite at what many describe as dangerous times.
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beirut. well as much as any of the u.s. is urging all parties to respect to lebanon sovereignty this while other world leaders look called with increasing a law state department correspondent particle has more from washington d.c. it's the one question swirling around the world capitals what is going on with lebanese prime minister saad hariri he resigned his post well in saudi arabia does he want to be there or is he being held against his will the french weighed in you know the me should i think you should ask him a few we simply note that he resigned that you traveled to abu dhabi on the eve of president micron's visit so we think he is free in his movements and it is up to him to make his choice at the u.s. state department thursday the answer was less clear we have seen him. in terms of the conditions of him being held or the conversations between saudi arabia and the prime minister hariri i would have to refer you to the government of saudi arabia
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and also to mr hariri office for use of the conditions of him being not going to associate that word with it but where he is right now. she went on to say she couldn't even talk about where they met but her boss is sending a strong statement about what should come next secretary of state rex tillerson writing that the u.s. respects the prime minister and sees him as a strong partner he went on to warn there is no place in lebanon for foreign forces and the u.s. cautions against any party within or outside lebanon using lebanon as a venue for proxy conflicts an obvious message to saudi arabia but his boss u.s. president donald trump has been more willing in the past to give saudi arabia a green light to do what it wants it remains to be seen if that will apply to lebanon but at the united nations growing alarm after saudi ordered its citizens to leave that country this is a matter of great concern to us and what we want is for peace to be preserved in
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lebanon. it is essential that no new coffee meet your ups in the region is going to have devastating consequences a critical time for a country wondering what's next for them and their leader political hain al-jazeera washington now the un has told al-jazeera there's no sign of any aid getting into yemen despite warning that mass starvation could be just weeks away saudi arabia ordered a total closure of yemeni land and sea poles earlier this week in response to a missile fired from rebel held territory in yemen and estimated twenty million people are in need of urgent help on the u.n. says yemen stocks of fuel and vaccines will run out soon if polls stay shot. over the last three days unicef has not been able to say send in a single shipment with lifesaving supplies of the last week days we haven't been
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able to send in a single staff member to continue the support that is so much needed today we need to tell the world that there are only forty three weeks vaccines left in yemen the blockade needs to be lifted for the sake of boys and girls in yemen the blockade needs to be lifted not tomorrow a lot blockade needs to be lifted now the war on children in yemen needs to stop. well still here on al-jazeera the head of the roman catholic church denounces nuclear weapons as an international conference on disarmament plus we remain ready and willing to engage as often and as quickly as needed the european union gives the united kingdom a deadline to make concessions breaks it all the whole process could be stalled stay with us here on al-jazeera.
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has enough clout in the sky to suggest maybe a shower or two over iraq even afghanistan but to be honest not much has been reported and i think rush will come out of it but we have got the potential to build some bigger showers around the sun caspian as we saw a couple of weeks ago and they can be quite poky but on the whole they're going to be a rare event the tide is there and so the showers to the west are that we're going back to big blue skies again twenty twenty degrees a good spread attempt is smaller than that and the iraqi plane we're up to about twenty six in baghdad slightly warmer in kuwait but actually the temperatures are going back to big green here the suggestion is showers would be a bit more obvious on sunday then also terror on there in the mountains but goes down to the caspian coast now the arabian peninsula then is largely devoid of cloud is a nice time of year humidity is low the temperature is just barely about thirty four
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almost everywhere even the cloud around the coast of yemen and man is a rarity now having brought just a spot to two of rain in the last day. whereas as you might expect the rains are being enhanced in southern africa the focus now and the next two days is going to be mozambique zimbabwe and san b.-a so for most of south africa it's a quiet big blue sky time. to be a child is to be innocent and caffrey but it comes to an abrupt end with the burden of younger children. with a mother behind box four siblings must spend for each other and decide whether to stick together. with the family in the hope of a chance across the us mexico border the other side of the ball a witness documentary at this time.
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thanks. welcome back to our visitor i'm still robin a reminder of our top stories eleven pacific rim countries have signed a deal to move forward with a free trade agreement without the u.s. president donald trump withdrew from the original twelve nation trans-pacific partnership soon after taking office in january the u.s. secretary of state is warning all sides to respect to lebanon's integrity and independence and says he strongly backs its prime minister saad hariri announced he was stepping down while in the saudi capital on saturday blaming interference from
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iran and its lebanese ally hezbollah they say he's resigned under sounded u.s. . the un's told al-jazeera there's no sign of any aid getting into yemen despite warnings of mass starvation could be just weeks away saudi arabia ordered a total closure of yemeni air land and sea ports earlier this week in response to a missile fired from rebel held territory of yemen an estimated twenty million people aren't urgent need of help. the deadline for has been extended should i say for hundreds of them living at the madison island detention center they now have until monday to leave the closed facility or already is in power point new guinea have started to dismantle the makeshift shelters. for almost two weeks there have refused to budge around six hundred refugees and asylum seekers living in the now closed to stray in prison camp on menace island in papua
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new guinea without water power food or sanitation because of the deleterious and you know the. problems that we've got this video shows how conditions have deteriorated but the men insisted this is better than accommodation or north or in a nearby town they say it's unsafe and fear attacks from local residents and police calls to at least two in the power and water back on the campaign has been ignored or thirty's their want them gone threatening in a written notice posted at the camp to use force to remove them if they don't leave on their own the united nations all parties to find peaceful solutions we call on both governments australia as well as papua new guinea to exercise restraint not to use violence and to find ways and means to resolve the current tensions peacefully anybody want the men come mainly from the middle east in southeast asia fleeing
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poverty war and persecution and risking their lives in the hope of making it to a stray leah but israeli has refused to accept anyone trying to reach its shores by boat and for four years has paid pup a new guinea to house the refute g.'s official shut down the prison camp after pup a new guinea supreme court ruled it was unconstitutional to host such a camp pub when you get he says the asylum seekers and now a stray is responsibility but he's trailing governor. maintains it has no obligation because they're not on its soil. the un his joined a chorus of criticism overstrain his response calling on the government to move the men to safety in a stray year and to end its policy of same thing asylum seekers to offshore prison camps we have reported on the very dire conditions in the centers it's now really high time to bring an end to this unconscionable human suffering what. the
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detainees at the camp admit they're fearful of what might come but say they have no choice but to stay put for now. while you are a bit below him has the latest on the story from sydney. we've heard from a number of refugees who remain inside the camp that do authorities are announcing over a megaphone that sunday will be the last day that they can remain inside the camp meaning that the deadline appears to have been extended until monday for refugees to leave the camp p.m.g. police have said that about two hundred men have left the camps and services were cut off meaning that there's about four hundred men who are left inside the camp now crucially painting police say that they won't be using force on saturday to remove the men from the camp but they left it open that they may use force at a later date to evacuate the men they say that the transfer so far however have
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been going smoothly and they want that to continue but the refugees that we've spoken to inside the can say that they won't be leaving and that they are afraid that pain to authorities will use force to remove them they say that it's not safe for them outside of the camp because of previous attacks by locals on the refugees now the un's refugee agency has said that the withdrawal of critical services from the camp has led to a high risk environment for all parties involved and that the transit centers that the refugees are due to be transferred to aren't completely ready so it appears at this stage that the standoff is set to continue to europe now where the chief brooks negotiator has given the united kingdom a two week ultimatum to make concessions on a divorce agreement if talks are to proceed to the next round which will body it
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says it's vital for the u.k. to increase its offer on an exit bill which some you officials say could be as much as seventy billion dollars peter sharp reports now from london. time does appear to be running out for the british breck's at negotiators as the u. representative field in this question at the end of the second day of talks in brussels mr mann you confirm for me that you will need clarifications or concessions whichever you prefer from the u.k. within two weeks in order to move on to the second phase in december. my response says michel barnier is yes in december leaders in brussels will decide whether sufficient progress has been made of the two sides are to move on to discuss important future trade deals we remain ready and willing to engage as often and as quickly as needed to secure this outcome over the weeks remaining ahead of the december european council. the united kingdom will continue to engage and
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negotiate constructive as we have done since the start but to the prime minister's exasperate the former british ambassador to the e.u. left open the possibility of leaving breck's it altogether it's not inconceivable he said we can change our minds at any time while we're in where. well the divorce talks proceed the parties are still married reconciliation is still possible. theresa may who lost two ministers in separate scandals this week is now determined to impose her authority over rebel anti breck's it m.p.'s writing in the daily telegraph she made her position clear we will not tolerate attempts from any quarter to use the process of amendment to this bill as a mechanism to try and block the democratic wishes of the british people to try and slow down or stop our departure from the e.u. the prime minister has specify that the time and date of breck's it will be written
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into law at precisely eleven pm march twenty ninth two thousand and nineteen on monday delegation of senior e.u. business leaders will be meeting the prime minister here in london and they'll be bringing more bad news it's expected they'll tell mrs may that her plans to implement breck said in just two years i simply unrealistic peter sharp al-jazeera in london. the head of the united nations as violence against me and muslims must and i'm turning to terraces calling for the injured to be allowed to return to their homes and given legal status we insists on the need to make sure not only that all violence against these population stops but also we need to insist on and hindered humanitarian access to all areas of state including the northern part of these region. and we insist in the need to reassert the
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right of return safe and the unifying return voluntarily turn for all population that lead to bangladesh and to the areas of voyaging not to be placed in camps not having access to the places where they left. pope francis has spoken out against the concept of nuclear terror saying it gives countries a false sense of security the head of the catholic church is hosting a two day conference on nuclear disarmament attended by nobel peace laureates along with delegates from nato and the united nations charlie rangel reports from rome the nuclear attack on hiroshima blanket destruction never seen before nine hundred forty five or since. at this conference at the vatican u.n. officials a nobel peace prize recipient a discussing nuclear disarmament trying to ensure
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hiroshima never happens again pope francis launched the event by condemning all nuclear weapons. i firmly condemned refer to their use as well as that very. very exist in the service of a mentality of fear that affects not only the parties in conflict but the entire human race. listens to this mentality has led to tension on the korean peninsula and it's worrying rhetoric between washington and pyongyang this is the first major international gathering since the un approved a treaty banning all nuclear weapons or excellence of the vice president over fifty countries signed the treaty in september but the nine nations with a nuclear arsenal and all nato members boycotted the talks in a debate nato deputy secretary general defended their position the treaty risks undermining years of steady progress under the nonproliferation treaty. importantly the ban treaty disregards the security conditions and nuclear challenges that we
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face most prominently today the emergence of nuclear weapons and long range missiles in north korea without the participation of nuclear nations in the treaty some say disarmament might be a pipe dream but others say it's comparable to when chemical and biological weapons were banned that was a crucial first step in making those arsenals illegal and discussions like this are now the way of cranking up the pressure on those countries some speakers believe that it's up to the public to demand an end to nuclear weapons it's insane and everybody is saying insane but government are not listening and again with that the chronology we have with social network with every every ability we have right now we just have to tell government shape up or get out. what they're calling for is a new more equitable global security system perhaps utopian and unrealistic for
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some but the alternative is to rethink to imagine. well staying in europe november the eleventh is poland's independence day but in recent years it's also become the focus of rightwing nationalism al-jazeera has been barred from far right party meetings and way in the capital warsaw attended by activists from ukraine the stony russia and the united states and as david schaper reports the country is becoming politically polarized. warsaw has become a magnet for neo nazis and ultra nationalists this martial arts group from russia is just one of the far right organizations attending a congress on friday promoting white supremacist ideology this is a man without a will is like a knife without a blade every year the extreme right celebrates poland's independence day with a march through the capital their opinions are no longer confined to the margins here the ruling laurent justice party has adopted the nationalist rhetoric and
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placed it in the mainstream of the country's politics their leader yasser. warned that refugees from the middle east were bringing in parasites and diseases so. our message is a wake up call for europe so that one can live in peace without terrorism and islamic radicalization so that we can leave and. nobody thought the hundred two facts. would last harf a century for poland. first germany attacks. then soviet russia the controversy surrounding this short animated film shows how much the political scene is changing in poland being screened in the museum of the second world war the dance illustrates how the country's past is being rewritten by today's politicians to secure that own future it's not a comic book and right now it's like they are treating our heroes us comic book
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characters like fantastic four to get there but i do believe. to get to some political. advantage so. it's horrid it was to be at this film at the museum that was taken off the screens the government didn't like its message about the suffering of the civilian population in the war in syria and the plight of the refugees ultra nationalism and xenophobia gaining new recruits in a new generation here in poland there's been a vast increase in the number of racially motivated attacks directed mainly at the muslim minority here just forty thousand people in a nation of thirty eight million. throughout the capital and throughout the country ceremonies will be taking place to celebrate poland's day of independence but it's now become a political battleground between a resurgent right the liberal left. chaytor al-jazeera washington.
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you're watching under their arms the whole room and these are all top stories eleven pacific rim countries have signed a deal to move forward with a free trade agreement without the u.s. president donald trump withdrew from the original twelve nation trans-pacific partnership soon after taking office in january included in the group of canada mexico chile japan and vietnam the development came on the sidelines of the asia pacific economic cooperation meeting in vietnam. at. the agreement has been reached in four months but it comes to specific aspects there are cases where intense arguments took place but we all share this goal of achieving the agreement in denying at this time and through a pragmatic response of the parties we came to this agreement so i want to pay tribute to the ministers of chief negotiators and everyone involved in this process for their efforts the u.s.
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secretary of state is warning all sides to respect to lebanon's integrity and independence he also says he strongly banks prime minister saad hariri who resigned inside the rabia last saturday blaming interference from iran and its lebanese ally hezbollah. the deadline has been extended to monday for hundreds of men living at the decommissioned detention center on matters island or the artes in papua new guinea have started to dismantle make shift shelters a u.s. marine drill instructor sergeant joseph felix has been sentenced to ten years in prison for choking punching and attacking more than a dozen recruits especially three muslims the military says one of the muslim victims of the he committed suicide the prosecutor called felix a bully who he special abuse on the muslim recruits because of their faith to form a future boss that blatter has become the latest high profile person to have sexual
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assault allegations leveled at him u.s. football player hope solo claims in an interview published on saturday in a portuguese newspaper that blatter grabbed her inappropriately at an awards ceremony in twenty thirteen blatter has told the guardian the claims are ridiculous those were the headlines i'll be back with more in thirty minutes we continue now with rice here on al-jazeera. news has never been more i think global but the message is a simplistic and misinformation is rife in listening post provides a critical counterpoint challenging mainstream media narrative at this time on al-jazeera.

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